Five-year trajectories of social networks and social support in older adults with major depression

@article{Voils2007FiveyearTO,
  title={Five-year trajectories of social networks and social support in older adults with major depression},
  author={Corrine I. Voils and Jason C. Allaire and Maren K. Olsen and David C. Steffens and Rick H. Hoyle and Hayden Barry Bosworth},
  journal={International Psychogeriatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={1110 - 1124}
}
ABSTRACT Background: Research with nondepressed adults suggests that social networks and social support are stable over the life course until very late age. This may not hold true for older adults with depression. We examined baseline status and trajectories of social networks and social support at the group and individual levels over five years. Methods: The sample consisted of 339 initially depressed adults aged 59 or older (M = 69 years) enrolled in a naturalistic study of depression… 
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